Posts Tagged ‘myth’

Deveels and dragons. Pervects and Trolls (trollops too). Mafia and molls. Not to forget, demons and magicians…If you don’t know what I am talking about, you have missed one of the most hilarious sci-fi (or is it fantasy) series ever.

There are some series which make you laugh. There are some which keep you turning the pages. And then, there are some which keep you rolling on the floor from the first page, till you have finished the book, and even later. Myth- series by Robert Asprin falls in the third category.

RIP Robert Lynn Asprin (June 28, 1946 – May 22, 2008). We will M.Y.T.H. you.


Quote of The Day:
“When things are blackest, I just tell myself ‘cheer up, things could be worse!’ And sure enough, they get worse!”
– Skeeve (from Hit or Myth)

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Another Fine MythWhen I wrote about book series last time, I mentioned that I could think of at least 4 more book series, and I needed another post to do them justice. After that, I wrote about Harry Potter, and now here comes another post (and for all I can think, I cannot remember any more series about which I was talking).

We had a term called “Govinda movies”, which referred to any movie in which we could get into the hall while leaving our brains in our cars in the car-park (you need them to drive). (While there are a lot of dangling modifiers in the last sentence,) I am not talking about the double-entendre, risque jokes et al, but just plain relaxing entertainment without any pretense otherwise. So, I present “Govinda movies” of literature: MythAdventures by Robert Asprin.


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